Malinda is the Events and Training Coordinator for the Center on Network Science. She assists with coordinating the annual NLTA and monthly Network Leadership webinars. She is also a student in the Master in Public Administration (MPA) Program with a Nonprofit Management Concentration at the University of Colorado Denver. As the Network Leadership Coordinator, she assists with the annual Networking Leadership Training Academy and PARTNER Tool. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Dickinson College, and worked after graduating at her alma mater in the Office of Global Education. In 2010, Malinda moved to Colorado to serve with AmeriCorps VISTA as the Diversity Outreach Coordinator and later as the Program Director at the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education. Her experiences and academic interests are focused on strategic planning, capacity building, program management and assessment, and collaborative networks. She currently is involved with the MPA Student Association and the Denver Young Nonprofit Professionals Network.